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Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

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Knee OA No Excuse to Skip Out on Physical Activity

(MedPage Today) -- Patients met thresholds for sit-to-stand, gait speed, and walking speed

New Amantadine Formulation May Improve Walking in MS

Phase 2 results show significant walking speed improvement in patients with MS who received an investigational formulation of amantadine hydrochloride ER and 'warrant further development,' say investi...

Osteoporosis: It's Crucial to Get Height Right

Height loss is a key marker for osteoporosis--and studies illustrate that older women often overestimate their height when self-reporting it.

Genetics of height: It may be too complex for scientists to crack the code

[W]hen the human genome was sequenced, scientists like [Joel Hirschhorn, a geneticist at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Broad Institute] thought they could plumb that data to track al

Medical News Today: DNA changes that affect human height uncovered

An international team of researchers reveals 83 new genetic variants that affect human height. Some of these influence adult height by more than 2 cm.

Intensive aquatic resistance training decreases body fat mass and improves physcial function in women with mild knee osteoarthritis

Aquatic resistance training significantly decreases body fat mass and increases walking speed in postmenopausal women with mild knee osteoarthritis. The effect of aquatic resistance training on walkin...

Gene Discoveries Offer New Height Insights

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1, 2017 -- Dozens of newly identified gene variants may have a major influence on height, British researchers say. "The new genetic variants we found are rare in the population but the...

Tall tale: gene variants can add 2cm to your height

Researchers on Wednesday unveiled 83 rare gene variants which exert a strong influence on human height, with some capable of adding or subtracting more than two centimetres (0.8 inches). Previous rese...

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Comprehensive quantitative investigation of arm swing during walking at various speed and surface slope conditions.

Previous studies have shown that inclusion of arm swing in gait rehabilitation leads to more effective walking recovery in patients with walking impairments. However, little is known about the correct...

Improvement of walking abilities in femoral amputees with a distal weight bearing implant.

Following a transfemoral (TF) amputation, the ability to walk with a prosthesis is the main objective of rehabilitation. The achieved speed of walking is considered a determining factor in the amputee...

Local stability and kinematic variability in walking and pole walking at different speeds.

This study investigated the kinematic variability and the local stability of walking and pole walking using two tri-axial accelerometers placed on the seventh cervical (C7) and the second sacral (S2) ...

The Effect of Walking Speed on Foot Kinematics is Modified When Increased Pronation is Induced.

The relation between walking speed and foot kinematics during gait is not well established, and neither is it clear whether this relation is modified in the presence of factors expected to increase pr...

Energy cost of walking, symptomatic fatigue and perceived exertion in persons with multiple sclerosis.

A higher energy cost of walking (Cw) is sometimes observed in MS, and could contribute to fatigue. The purpose of this study was to compare Cw at three speeds in MS and controls, and determine the eff...

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